Football/Soccer Session (U10): Crossing & Finishing

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Alexis Nieves, Adult Member

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Alexis Nieves
Name: Alexis Nieves
City: Littleton
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 9 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme
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Main Theme (20 mins)

Organization:

1. Half field with goal set up as shown

2. Team split into two groups with different pinnies for each.

2. Two crossing lines, one of the right side of the field and one on the left

3. Two finishing lines, one of the right side of the field and one on the left

4. Multiple balls at the crossing lines.

Instructions:

1. Team 1 Crosser will dribble the ball into the box and cross the ball in front of goal.

2. Team 1 Finisher will run down the field and attempt to score on the cross played in by teammate, player has one touch to finish.

3. Team 2 Crosser will dribble the ball into the box and cross the ball in front of goal.

4. Team 2 Finisher will run down the field and attempt to score on the cross played in by teammate, player has one touch to finish.

5. Crossers and finishers will switch lines after each turn. 

6. Each team will play in 12 crosses, when all have been completed they will switch sides of the field and attempt 12 crosses from the opposing side. 

7. Each team will receive a point for each goal scored. 

Coaching Points:

1. Angle of approach – off center

2. Head up to observe your target area

3. Head down at the point of contact

4. Non kicking foot placed to side, slight behind the ball

5. Ankle locked, toe down

6. Contact ball – middle above the mid line

7. Contact foot – laces (Instep)

8. Pull hips round to face the target at contact

9. Body weight forward chest and knee over the ball at contact

10. Follow through is controlled

11. Target area is in between the defender and the post

12. Ideal delivery stays low to the ground 

Progressions:

1. P - Add defender

2. R - Allow Finisher multiple touches


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